Affiliation: New South Wales
- Predicting survival in patients with advanced diseasePaul Glare
Department of Palliative Care, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
Eur J Cancer 44:1146-56. 2008..More well-designed studies of prognosis and its impact on decision making are needed. The benefits and limitations of prognostication should be considered in many clinical decisions...
- Clinical predictors of survival in advanced cancerPaul Glare
Department of Palliative Care, Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
J Support Oncol 3:331-9. 2005..Identifying the clinical markers predicting for short-term survival in patients with advanced cancer is important to help form the basis for teaching prognostication skills to physicians...
- A systematic review of physicians' survival predictions in terminally ill cancer patientsPaul Glare
Department of Palliative Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
BMJ 327:195-8. 2003..To systematically review the accuracy of physicians' clinical predictions of survival in terminally ill cancer patients...
- The interface between palliative medicine and specialists in acute-care hospitals: boundaries, bridges and challengesPaul A Glare
Palliative Care Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050
Med J Aust 179:S29-31. 2003..Palliative medicine in the private sector has some advantages, but specialists also face specific challenges, including the cost of certain drugs, access to the multidisciplinary team and reimbursement issues...
- Diagnostic accuracy of the palliative prognostic score in hospitalized patients with advanced cancerPaul A Glare
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
J Clin Oncol 22:4823-8. 2004..To evaluate the predictive accuracy of the Palliative Prognostic (PaP) score in patients with advanced cancer under the care of an oncologist...
- Systematic review of the efficacy of antiemetics in the treatment of nausea in patients with far-advanced cancerPaul Glare
Department of Palliative Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
Support Care Cancer 12:432-40. 2004..To systematically review studies of antiemetics used in the treatment of nausea in patients with far-advanced cancer...
- Sustaining hope when communicating with terminally ill patients and their families: a systematic reviewJosephine M Clayton
Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Psychooncology 17:641-59. 2008..HPs may help patients to cope with their terminal prognosis by exploring and fostering realistic forms of hope that are meaningful for the particular patient and their family...
- Truth-telling in discussing prognosis in advanced life-limiting illnesses: a systematic reviewKaren Hancock
Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Palliat Med 21:507-17. 2007..Studies suggest that patients can discuss the topic without it having a negative impact on them. Differences and similarities in findings from different cultures are explored...
- Discrepant perceptions about end-of-life communication: a systematic reviewKaren Hancock
Medical Psychology Research Unit, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 34:190-200. 2007..HPs tended to underestimate patients' need for information and overestimate patients' understanding and awareness of their prognosis and EoL issues. HPs need to repeatedly check patients' understanding and preferences for information...
- Requests for euthanasia made to a tertiary referral teaching hospital in Sydney, Australia in the year 2000Kiran Virik
Department of Palliative Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Support Care Cancer 10:309-13. 2002....
- Palliative and shared care concepts in patients with advanced colorectal cancerGhauri Aggarwal
Department of Palliative Care, Concord Hospital, Concord, New South Wales, Australia
ANZ J Surg 76:175-80. 2006..A case is presented that incorporates some of these principles and exemplifies the benefits of contemporary palliative care for patients with advanced CRC...
- A systematic review of prognostic/end-of-life communication with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: patient/caregiver preferences for the content, style, and timing of informationSharon M Parker
National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 34:81-93. 2007..However, they wanted to negotiate the content and extent of this information...
- Bisphosphonate-induced hypocalcemia associated with vitamin D deficiency in a patient with advanced cancerAndrew Broadbent
Braeside Hospital, Prairievale Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 22:382-4. 2005....
- Profile and evaluation of a palliative medicine consultation service within a tertiary teaching hospital in Sydney, AustraliaKiran Virik
Department of Palliative Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales 2050, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 23:17-25. 2002..The LCS is perceived to have a positive impact on patient care in an acute hospital setting and appears to fill a gap in the multi-specialty provision of care...
- Neurotoxicity from chronic opioid therapy after successful palliative treatment for painful bone metastasesAndrew Broadbent
Braeside Hospital, Prairiewood, Sydney, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 29:520-4. 2005..A suggested protocol warrants consideration as a means of improving clinical practice; however, it requires prospective evaluation in the clinical setting...
- The adverse effects of morphine: a prospective survey of common symptoms during repeated dosing for chronic cancer painPaul Glare
The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:229-35. 2006..Validated patient-based measures of opioid side effects are needed...
- Validation of the palliative performance scale for inpatients admitted to a palliative care unit in Sydney, AustraliaKiran Virik
J Pain Symptom Manage 23:455-7. 2002
- Prognostic factors in advanced cancer patients: evidence-based clinical recommendations--a study by the Steering Committee of the European Association for Palliative CareMarco Maltoni
Palliative Care Unit, Department of Medical Oncology, Morgagni Pierantoni Hospital, Via Forlanini, 34, 47100 Forli, Italy
J Clin Oncol 23:6240-8. 2005..To offer evidence-based clinical recommendations concerning prognosis in advanced cancer patients...
- The use of the palliative prognostic score in patients with diagnoses other than cancerPaul Glare
J Pain Symptom Manage 26:883-5. 2003
- The efficacy and side effects of continuous infusion intravenous morphine (CIVM) for pain and symptoms due to advanced cancerPaul Glare
Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Ohio, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 19:343-50. 2002..Safety was suggested by the low incidence of dose-limiting side effects, most of which responded to dose reduction. Particularly noteworthy was the flexibility of CIVM with dose reduction in 20 percent...